The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 203 193 203
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 60 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.97% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.21% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 57
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £31,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6313 6514 6138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.80% 80.01% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5222 5384 5203
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +14 36 £45,000 +1.12% 4
Suffolk 0 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bedfordshire -7 7 £39,000 -19.58% 2
Norfolk +1 6 £25,500 -17.74%
Essex -2 3 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Hertfordshire -3 1 £50,000 +13.63%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 110 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.41%) C#
3 49 (38.28%) QA
4 48 (37.50%) .NET
5 47 (36.72%) Finance
6 44 (34.38%) SQL
7 42 (32.81%) OO
8 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
9 38 (29.69%) Scrum
10 35 (27.34%) Degree
11 32 (25.00%) NUnit
12 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
12 31 (24.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 30 (23.44%) Mathematics
13 30 (23.44%) Computer Science
14 29 (22.66%) Regression Testing
15 26 (20.31%) HTML
16 25 (19.53%) Unit Testing
16 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
17 24 (18.75%) Performance Testing
18 23 (17.97%) Java
18 23 (17.97%) Financial Modelling
19 22 (17.19%) Software Architecture
19 22 (17.19%) TOWER Software
20 21 (16.41%) TDD
21 20 (15.63%) Algorithms
22 19 (14.84%) WPF
22 19 (14.84%) Statistics
23 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
24 17 (13.28%) JIRA

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.56%) IIS
2 2 (1.56%) JBoss
2 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) SaaS
2 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) VLAN
3 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.25%) Big Data
5 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (25.00%) NUnit
2 31 (24.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (13.28%) JIRA
4 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (8.59%) Selenium
7 9 (7.03%) Visual Studio
8 8 (6.25%) JUnit
9 7 (5.47%) Eclipse
10 6 (4.69%) JMeter
11 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.34%) Hudson
12 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (1.56%) Subversion
13 2 (1.56%) Maven
14 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (36.72%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Back Office
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (39.84%) Developer
2 40 (31.25%) Analyst
3 35 (27.34%) Business Analyst
4 24 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 14 (10.94%) Tester
5 14 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Test Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 8 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 7 (5.47%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Product Owner
11 5 (3.91%) QA Leader
11 5 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Graduate
12 4 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.50%) .NET
2 26 (20.31%) HTML
3 19 (14.84%) WPF
4 13 (10.16%) CSS
5 12 (9.38%) Web Services
5 12 (9.38%) XML
6 11 (8.59%) SOAP
6 11 (8.59%) HTML5
7 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET
8 9 (7.03%) CSS3
9 7 (5.47%) jQuery
9 7 (5.47%) JAX-WS
9 7 (5.47%) JDBC
9 7 (5.47%) XSD
9 7 (5.47%) WSDL
9 7 (5.47%) JAXB
10 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.13%) WCF
11 4 (3.13%) REST
12 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Mathematics
1 30 (23.44%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.63%) Algorithms
3 19 (14.84%) Statistics
4 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.38%) User Experience
6 9 (7.03%) Mobile App
7 7 (5.47%) EFT
8 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.34%) Replication
10 2 (1.56%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.78%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.34%) Windows
1 3 (2.34%) Linux
2 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.78%) Android
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.81%) OO
3 38 (29.69%) Scrum
4 29 (22.66%) Regression Testing
5 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
5 25 (19.53%) Unit Testing
6 24 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 23 (17.97%) Financial Modelling
8 22 (17.19%) Software Architecture
9 21 (16.41%) TDD
10 17 (13.28%) Analytics
11 16 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 15 (11.72%) Test Strategy
13 14 (10.94%) Test Scripting
14 12 (9.38%) Kanban
15 11 (8.59%) Web Testing
15 11 (8.59%) Code Coverage
15 11 (8.59%) Project Management
15 11 (8.59%) SDLC
16 10 (7.81%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) C#
2 44 (34.38%) SQL
3 23 (17.97%) Java
4 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.59%) C++
5 11 (8.59%) Python
6 8 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.25%) Delphi
7 3 (2.34%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.34%) Embedded C++
7 3 (2.34%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (27.34%) Degree
2 10 (7.81%) ISEB
3 8 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (38.28%) QA
2 7 (5.47%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) XenServer
2 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.19%) TOWER Software
3 13 (10.16%) VMware
4 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix
5 1 (0.78%) Coverity
5 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
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